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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Employment and Assistance Resources

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Employment and Assistance Resources for New Jersey Community Members Affected by the Coronavirus

 

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Businesses across New Jersey need thousands of workers for immediate hire. Learn more about who is hiring in your community:

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Special Announcement - COVID-19 Tests Available

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**SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT**

The Burlington County Health Department has more COVID-19 test kits so the Call Center is OPEN to take appointments for Burlington County residents who are experiencing symptoms! Call 609-726-7097 from 9 AM to 5 PM.

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

PPE Donation Information

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Burlington County is accepting PPE donations from residents and businesses to assist our efforts in combatting COVID-19. Donations are accepted 7 days a week at 60 Academy Drive in Westampton, NJ, 08060.To make a donation, please call and set up an appoin...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Presumptive Positive Cases Total

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Burlington County Health Department announces additional cases of COVID-19. Following directives from the Attorney General’s Office and the New Jersey Department of Health we are issuing COVID-19 case information in a new format.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Important Information on SNAP Benefits

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Do you receive SNAP benefits? Many SNAP households will receive benefits in March and April to help them buy more food during this public health crisis. Extra March benefits will come this Sunday, March 29. 

You can check your balance at www.NJFam...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Freeholder Deputy Director Tom Pullion Announces Joint Small Business Loan Program

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Mount Holly – Burlington County Freeholder Deputy Director Pullion announced today that the Freeholder Board will provide working capital loans to eligible businesses struggling as a result of the Coronavirus Disease outbreak.

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Important Update Veterans Transportation

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Please be advised, Veterans who are taking trips to the VA in Philadelphia, please call before 12:30 p.m. the day prior to your scheduled ride. To confirm your trip call 877-603-5111.

Service to the Veterans Administration Clinic:

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

County Parks Update

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Burlington County parks are still open, however playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts and other recreational equipment within the parks are CLOSED. Trails remain open. Please continue to practice social distancing while visiting the parks.

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

County Services Available Online

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County Services Are Available Online

There is no need to leave your home to benefit from a County Service.

Unemployment Claims

You can file an Unemployment Claim at https://myunemployment.nj.gov/. If you cannot access this online, there is a telepho...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Resource Recovery Complex Change

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Please notice: the Burlington County Landfill and Resource Recovery Complex in Columbus, is closed to residents. The facility will only accept waste from NJDEP licensed commercial trucks.  (Garbage Companies and registered self generators).&n...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Burlington County Coronavirus Task Force Update

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Mount Holly – The Burlington County Coronavirus Task Force has identified 20 positive cases of Coronavirus in Burlington County.

The Task Force is working hard trying to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and has been in constant communication with...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Burlington County Health Department Reports Community Exposure by Confirmed COVID-19 Patients

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Westampton – As part of the regular contact investigation undertaken by the Communicable Disease staff at Burlington County Health Department, it was determined that two positive COVID-19 individuals attended public events. We are makin...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Sheriff’s Sales Postponed Until Further Notice

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Sheriff’s sales have been postponed until further notice.

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Burlington County Closes Park Buildings, Libraries and Cancels Activities & Events

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BURLINGTON COUNTY CLOSES PARKS BUILDINGS; CANCELS ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

Due to recommendations from the State of New Jersey and County Health Department to limit the community spread of COVID-19, Burlington County announces that all County parks facilities...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Sheriff Files Complaint in Superior Court to Stay Eviction Proceedings in Response to COVID-19

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Mount Holly— Counsel, on behalf of Burlington County Sheriff Anthony Basantis, filed a Complaint for Declaratory Judgement in Superior Court this evening to stay the execution of eviction orders. This is supported by Governor M...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Burlington County Health Department Reports Community Exposure by Confirmed COVID-19 Patient

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Westampton – As part of the regular contact investigation undertaken by the Communicable Disease staff at Burlington County Health Department, it was determined that a patient traveled to multiple locations throughout the county before ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Burlington County Health Department Announces Closure of County Schools Starting Monday, March 16

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Westampton -- Out of an abundance of caution and in concurrence with guidelines announced by the State of New Jersey, it is in the best interest of our residents to close Public schools temporarily throughout the County. At this time, schools should prepa...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Burlington County Coronavirus Task Force Advises Organizations to Cancel or Postpone Mass Gatherings

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Holly – 
Inaccordance with gubernatorial actionBurlington County Coronavirus Task
Force, led by Health Department Director Dr. Herb Conaway announced today thatorganizations in the county should cancel or postpone ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

County Clerk Urges Voters to Vote By Mail

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The
potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID19) has made it necessary toprepare and plan for a variety of situations, including the election process. Burlington
County Clerk Joanne Schwartz suggests residents to vote by mail, instead of voting...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Freeholders Announce County Coronavirus Task Force

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Mount Holly – Freeholder Director Felicia Hopson
announced at the Freeholder meeting Wednesday night that a Coronavirus TaskForce has been formed to coordinate measures appropriately and prepare for
health hazards of COVID-19, or No...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Burlington County Announces the First Two Presumptive Postitive Cases of Coronavirus

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Mt. Holly, NJ – Today the Burlington County Health Department (BCHD) announced the county’s first two presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). The residents are a 62-year-old male and a 60-year-old female (husband an...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

Burlington County Freeholders Cut the Ribbon on Housing Hub

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Today in Westampton, Burlington County Freeholders and
gathered officials cut the ribbon for the Housing Hub in the Burlington CountyHuman Services Building. 

 

“The County Housing Hub will provide residents with a
streamlined process ...

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